Metathelypteris

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Metathelypteris

Distribution

Africa: Nigeria (Nigeria present), Asia-Tropical: India present, Ceylon present, Fernando Póo present, Japan present, Madagascar present, S. China present, S. Tome present
Fernando Poo&S. Tome; Nigeria (an undescribed species); Madagascar, Ceylon&India, S. China to Japan; Malesia; about 12 species.

Cytology

Chromosome number 35 (M. dayi tetraploid; M. flaccida diploid and tetraploid in Ceylon).

Citation

Ching - in Kalikasan. 1976: 115
Ching - in J.S. Afr. Bot. 1974: 127
Holttum - in Blumea. 1971: 26
in Mem. Coll. Sci. Univ. Kyoto B. 1965: 145
K. Iwats. - in Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 1960: 147